Delivery Of Cocaine / Possession With Intent To Deliver Cocaine

Elements of Offense - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The crime of Delivery of Cocaine/Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine is committed when a person is in illegal possession of cocaine and actually delivers, attempts to deliver, or assists in the delivery of, cocaine to another person. The person charged with this offense has to exercise some control over the cocaine or its delivery to be convicted of this offense. The person charged with this crime also has to know that the cocaine was present and know that it was an illegal controlled substance when involved in the delivery of the cocaine. If the delivery of cocaine occurs on school grounds or within 1000 feet of school property, the sentencing consequences are more serious.

The sentencing consequences for a conviction of Delivery of Cocaine/Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine depends on how much cocaine was involved in the transaction. Delivery of less than 50 grams of cocaine is a felony offense punishable by up to 5 years in prison. A typical sentence for this offense in Washtenaw County will be some amount of jail time with supervised probation. However, someone convicted of prior drug offenses may likely spend time in prison for this offense. A person convicted of this offense will very likely lose his/her driver license for 1 year.

The sentencing consequences for a conviction of Delivery of Cocaine/Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine involving between 50 grams to 450 grams of cocaine is punishable by up to 20 years in prison or a fine of up to $250,000.00. A typical sentence for this offense in Washtenaw County will be 4-8 years in prison.

The sentencing consequences for a conviction of Delivery of Marijuana/Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine involving between 450 grams to 1,000 grams of cocaine is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $500,000.00. A typical sentence for this offense in Washtenaw County will be will be 12-15 years in prison.

The sentencing consequences for a conviction of Delivery of Marijuana/Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine involving more than 1,000 grams of cocaine is punishable by life in prison and/or a fine of up to $1,000,000.00. A typical sentence for this offense in Washtenaw County will be 15-25 years in prison.